Piha Rescue

Piha Rescue is a New Zealand reality series following the daily actions of the Piha Surf Life Saving Club lifeguards on the famous Piha surf beach. Piha is one of the most rugged West Coast beaches near Auckland. Piha Rescue started its lifespan with filming commencing for the first time in the summer of 2001, followed by a one hour documentary airing December 2002 (aired as Piha Patrol); making it the first reality show in the world following lifeguards. From this, the well known Piha Rescue series has taken off; having produced and aired 6 series thus far. Piha Rescue screens in New Zealand on Television New Zealand and has also been sold around the world under various titles, such as Deadly Surf and Surf Rescue. Piha Rescue.

Show Info

Airs on: New Zealand Prime (2013 - now)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 19:30 (30 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Reality

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Previous Episode

Episode 9

Episode 12x09; Aug 2, 2016

This time on Piha Rescue, lifeguards and Police prepare for a precarious rescue after a tramper becomes trapped on the rocks between Piha and Mercer Bay by the incoming tide, and failing light.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
12x09: Episode 9Aug 2, 2016
12x08: Episode 8Jul 26, 2016
12x07: Episode 7Jul 19, 2016
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